1. Jeremy Miller, of Homosassa, explores one of the vents at Three Sisters Springs on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge in Citrus County.
  2. A female bison and calf are seen near the Yellowstone River in Wyoming's Hayden Valley, on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Yellowstone National Park. For the second time in three days, a park visitor has been gored by a bison, park officials said Thursday, June 30. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
  3. An offshore oil rig drills for oil in the Gulf of Mexico in 2005.
  4. Tampa Electric’s Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach has burned both coal and natural gas to create electricity in Tampa Bay. Both processes release greenhouse gasses that cause global warming.
  5. Stands of mangroves populate the shoreline on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, on the land where developer Morgan Group wants to build 404 apartments on the nearly 74-acre site along the Anclote River in Tarpon Springs.
  6. A bison lays down on the ground in front of the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., on June 22. A 34-year-old man from Colorado Springs, Colo., was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone National Park this week.
  7. A Florida scientist holds up a live giant African land snail in a lab in 2014.
  8. An oriental fruit fly rests on a leaf at a park in the Philippines in May 2021.
  9. Two scuba divers were found dead at Buford Spring in the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area Wednesday. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday that neither diver showed any obvious signs of trauma, and both had appropriate diving gear.
  10. Palmetto leaves create the signature split on the top of baking loaves at La Segunda Central Bakery in Ybor City.
  11. Biologists Ian Easterling, left, and Ian Bartoszek haul a 14-foot female Burmese python captured in a mangrove habitat of southwestern Florida in March while tracking a male scout snake.
  12. Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area has over 20,000 acres of a wide variety of ecosystems including natural springs. Eagle Nest Sink and Buford Spring is popular with divers. [2018]
  13. A net full of channel catfish is shown before being released into a lake at Tropical Park, Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Miami. About 3,000 catfish were being stocked for the "Vamos a Pescar Miami!" (Let's go Fishing Miami!) catch-and-release event being held at the park on April 18. The event will promote awareness and participation of fishing in the Hispanic community. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
  14. Erik Castillo, of North Andover, Massachusetts, traverses an area of rocks at Oasis Beach at Honeymoon Island State Park on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, the site of a $2 million beach renourishment project.
  15. Sand piles up along the John’s Pass boardwalk as seen on Thursday, June 16, 2022. This year's state budget included $1.5 million to dredge away the accumulation, which has hurt waterfront businesses and made the pass unsafe.
  16. A man was playing with his dog at a Florida park when it was attacked by an alligator, dragged into the water. This is a photo of a gator taken earlier this year in Palm Harbor.
  17. A Burmese python is seen during a 2013 news conference and registration event for the start of that year's Python Challenge in Davie.
  18. Florida Power & Light plans to eliminate carbon emissions from its electricity generation by 2045 through expanding solar energy and other technology, company officials announced Tuesday.
  19. Zach Ward wipes sweat off his brow with his shirt while installing a fence on Tuesday in downtown South Bend, Ind. Ward said he needs to drink at least a gallon of water throughout the day and is still thirsty on when he gets home on a hot day.
  20. Researchers, community members and Childs Park Neighborhood Association representatives gathered at The Gospel Ministries to observe the installation of a PurpleAir air pollution monitor on Thursday.
  21. Sean McGuinness, 47, retrieves discs lost in Taylor Lake from the nearby disc golf course in mid-March. He was found dead in the alligator-infested lake on May 31.
  22. An artist rendering shows the entrance of the Majeed Discovery Garden, a children’s learning and play area set to open in March 2023 at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo.
  23. In the early morning hours in June, the planets Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn will align in planetary order, according to the American Astronomical Society.
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